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Patch 8.0.0 Briefly on Beta Servers

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It seems the next expansion is already preparing to be unleashed on beta servers as there was a brief moment around half an hour ago that the beta servers were flagged for patch 8.0.0.25338! They were very quickly reverted back to 7.2.5, but redditor tiwuno managed to snag a screenshot!

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The most likely reason for this is BlizzCon, as it's widely assumed the new expansion will be revealed there and that usually means some form of it will be playable on the show floor. So, with Legion having been in beta for around  a year, will we have to wait that long for the next expansion? It seems more likely Blizzard will want to speed up the announcement-to-release pace this time around, especially with the speed Legion content has been pouring in, indicating they're getting better at producing new stuff.

In any case, we'll probably have to wait 'til BlizzCon (or the likely leaks juust before it) to find out more about World of Warcraft's seventh expansion and whether or not it'll be old god themed as expected.

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Did that mean that if you tried connecting to the beta server, it'd start downloading the 8.0 patch? Could it have been datamined by anyone?!

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eh blizzcon is only a couple weeks away, I can wait. im more in a hurry for next raid to be out

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3 minutes ago, demonardvark said:

I can wait. im more in a hurry for next raid to be out

I'm sure you can wait for that as well. Because the patch is only a couple weeks away just like Blizzcon. You could even have raided in the PTR if you were in a hurry.

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On 10/19/2017 at 12:57 PM, demonardvark said:

eh blizzcon is only a couple weeks away, I can wait. im more in a hurry for next raid to be out

I'm going to check back and see if you're still in a hurry for the new raid after doing it for a year :p

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On 19/10/2017 at 8:29 AM, Hypersonic said:

Already enough hard to avoid spoilers, so i hope nobody can't download it and start datamining :D 

Yeah, I hope that too. I'm actually stoked for Blizzcon because of the expansion reveal!

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5 minutes ago, Syktris said:

Yeah, I hope that too. I'm actually stoked for Blizzcon because of the expansion reveal!

I'm so sad I'm not there to listen to reactions from the crowd! It was amazing last year with Sombra, or when Rag was revealed alongside Varian in HoTS. People went crazy!

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